Finished Particle Size

Hammer Mill Improves Craft Brewery’s Efficiency (Case Study)

Tin Man Brewing Company  1430 West Franklin Street Evansville, IN 47710 Processing:  Wheat, rye, malted barley, unmalted barley End product:  Beer Forward Thinking Brewers The Tin Man Brewing Company of Evansville, Indiana is an early adopter in the craft brewery world.  They are one of the first craft breweries to utilize a mash filter… Read more »

Hammer Mill Application Focus: Grinding Grains for Animal Feed

grains typically used for animal feed

Producers of animal feed all know a simple truth: when processing cereal grains for animal feed, finished particle size matters.  A lot. Blendability, and digestibility – even the economics of feed production – are all affected by the finished particle size of the grains.  But this is not a one-size-fits-all situation.¹  The ideal finished particle size… Read more »

What are the Benefits of Pneumatic Discharge in Size Reduction?

Size Reduction 101 Hammer mills of all shapes and sizes process material with the same basic pulverizing action. Rectangular steel hammers are attached to a shaft inside of a steel grinding chamber. As the shaft spins, the hammers flail out bringing them into contact with the material being processed. A combination of hammer blows, particle… Read more »

Hammer Mills: 5 Key Styles You Need to Know About

You Need a Hammer Mill for That… So, you have a material that you would like to make smaller for a given purpose. Sounds simple, right?  Well, in most cases it is. However, there are a number of considerations that must be made to get you to the finish line in the most efficient and… Read more »

Hammer Mills Bring Spice(s) to our Lives

ground allspice before and after hammer mill processing

Why a hammer mill? Hammer mills can be used to process a seemingly infinite list of materials.  For spices it is the best tool for the job because of the operational flexibility, and the ability to control finished particle size. With the exception of high oil content spices such as nutmeg and mace (unless cryogenically… Read more »